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Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
day after three-day meeting of the u.c. board of regents. brian flores joins us live to explain one of the issues on the table, a $4 million marketing plan that was a huge flop. brian? >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. governor brown making a rare appearance today at the urchlts c. regents -- u.c. regents meeting. he would like to see more students getting their education through online courses. the governor making that pitch today during the meeting that was also attended by lieutenant governor gavin newsom. increased online courses was also spearheaded by the u.c. president. he said there are no other ways to get around the traditional methods of education. the governor says the system needs to make the changes. he says that both the u.c. and -- [indiscernible] -- needs to hold the line on tuition and costs and thinks online courses will do that. he says it may even benefit high schools. >> maybe the online expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that co
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: fixing the uc budget. the high-tech way the state says it can reach more students. >>> another cold morning. but ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo will be here to tell you about warmer temperatures and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look
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Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> protests are taking place this noontime at university of california campuses statewide over outgoing uc president mark yudof's compensation pack average. after five years on the job, he's evlooing the position and will teach law at uc berkeley. protesters are upset that yudof will receive a $230,000 annual pension. they want uc regents to cut expect pay and pensions before considering more tuition hikes and cuts to staffing or worker benefits. >> reporter: mac world 2013. find out why people keep coming back to this event even though one of the main players pulled out years ago. >>> and mark tamayo will have your weekend forecast coming up. >>> and after losing the family dog four years ago, a palo alto family gets a big surprise. >>> macworld is now underway in san francisco where all things apple are on display. ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live from the moscone center. must be heaven for computer geeks like you, sal. >> reporter: this is the first day of the three-day conference. this is the three-day conference for people interested in mac products, tech and mac products, to be pre
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> uc under graduate students will likely not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. proposition 30 the uc system is expected to receive $125 million in state funding next year. that means there won't be a need to raise under graduate tuition. there is still talk of raising fees for graduate programs. >>> we do have the first video of manti teo. he is training for the april nfl draft. he knew for weeks his stanford girlfriend never existed but he perpetuated the hoax as notre dame prepared for the national championship game. >>> let's go back to sal. how does it look? >> it looks pretty good. on 80 westbound we will start there and look at the traffic coming in from va lay -- vallejo and richmond. it doesn't usually stay this way for too long. now is your opportunity. at the bay bridge toll plaza the traffic is light getting into san francisco. and no trouble on the upper deck of the bay bridge. if you're driving on the peninsula 101 and 280 look pretty good here. driving on 101 down to the south bay. no problems there. we've been looking
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about privacy. body scanners showing a nude impage will no longer be used. sfo stopped using the full body sc
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Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
in san anselmo. the park is expected to open on june 1st in san anselmo avenue near city hall. >>> uc offers classes for 24 to $2,400. but uc is not drawing nonuc students only one in fact. uc is getting competition from other units such as stanford which offers courses for free. >>> multiple choice questions on state standardized tests may soon be a thing of the past for california students. s t udents the new way of testing is scheduled to be rolled out in the 2014-2015 school year pending approval by lawmakers and the governor. >>> a marin county landmark has a completely new look following several storms. this is the way the arch looked like at the tennessee beach at tennessee cove for decades. for many years it's also been a favorite spot for pictures. but on december 29th. a graduate student at the institute of technology was on the beach taking pictures when all of a sudden that arch came tumbling down. the graduate student and his geologist father said the noise was so loud it also blocked out the sounds of the waves. >>> it starts way up here and you see the curser this red l
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
a curfew to curve violence. >>> several apartment buildings on the uc davis campus are villevacuated after a -- evacuated after a explosion. police responded to the scene at the housing complex around 1:30 a.m. this morning. they found chemicals inside the unit where the explosion occurred. the building and several apartments were evacuated. >> current zone we consider not safe to be in. once we start the removal process that area will open up because we will move the chemicals. >> there is no word on exactly what type of chemicals were involved. police say they were alerted the of explosion from hospital officials after the injured person sought treatment for a hand injury. uc davis officials describe that person as a junior research specialists. >>> the creator of "dear abby" has died. pauline friedman phillips died yesterday after a long battle with alzheimer's. her column first appeared in the san francisco chronicle in 1956. her column competed against her column competed against sk ann landers written by her twin sister. her daughter promised to continue her legacy. ktvu channel 2 ne
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
KICU
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
to teach law at uc berkley. >> a record number of applicants for undergraduate admission. 8.6% rise in applicants from last year for a totele of nearly 175,000. that includes fresh men and transfer students. they're seeing a surge in foreign applicants up 45% and for the first time latino students are the largest in state group applying for freshman spots at 32%. >> a federal overseer says it's too soon for california to retake control of the prison mental health system. last week you'll remember that governor brown argued our state has done enough to reform the system and should be allowed to resume control. today they said too many california inmates are still committing suicide and going without treatment for mental illness. the 609 page report was written before governor brown's proposal last week. >>> new information tonight on the bar pilot involved in this month's crash of a oil tanker into a bridge. he was guiding that tanker january 7th when it hit one of the bridge piers. he had three other incidents in his 7 years on duty. that's the second worst record among the 15 local
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
from certain areas canceled their trip they would eliminate 14% of the congestion. researchers from uc berkeley used cell phone and gps to determine the areas that include dublin, hayward, san jose, san rafael and parts of san ramon. >>> what may be the boat to meat in the america's cup got its wing today. oracle usa received the widge at the port of oakland. it was damaged in october when the boat capsized. the wing was built in new zealand. it's on its way to the team base. oracle says the catamaran will be ready to sail again next month after the repairs are complete. >>> good afternoon to you. a quiet, hazy day over the bay area. an advisory for a spare the air has been claired today -- declared. the visibility still quite dense in some areas, i should say. in areas around concord and santa rosa reporting visibility. down to a quarter mile, half- mile. temperatures this morning, mid- 40s to 50s. if you have the sunshine, you are several degrees warmer than yesterday. if you have the fog and cloudiness, you are cooler than yesterday. and in concord, anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees coo
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
of a uc school is now more than $31,000 a year and state schools are up to $23,000. >>> from today's mild weather to freezing temperatures. in just seven minutes i'll tell you the detailed time line for a big drop in temperatures and the parts of the bay area that will be affected the most. >>> can giant fans help in another come back. the virtual honor that's up for grabs and why buster posey desperately needs your vote. >> we'll show you how san jose plans to join the trend, that story in three minutes. >>> the san francisco man acaused of setting his girlfriend on fire could be arraigned as soon as tomorrow. police say 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested around 9:00 last night at a hotel in oakland. investigators say oliver threw gasoline on star lamar then lit her on fire. after the couple began fighting in a laundromat in the city's bay view district. family members say lamar will need numerous reconstructive surgeries and years to recover. >>> open sidewalk cafes is something that is growing in popularity. the city is once again trying to promote park lets, robert handa has the
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
reported. >>> uc undergraduate students will not see their tour wigs go -- tuition go up next fall. with proposition 30, the uc system will receive 125 million next year. but that's still less than the $250 million the state originally requested. uc is still considering raising fees for some graduate programs to make up for the shortfall. >>> we have to get out of her comfort zone. we have to look at this thing in a way, how do we maintain, enhance, this wonderful institution called the university of california. some of the governor's suggestions include reversing student's average graduating time, and defeesing faculty benefits. some regents pointing out -- pointed out that some uc regents teachers have lower salaries than others universities. >>> a vineyard manager in sonoma county has been sentenced to one mon in -- to one month in jail. the "press democrat" reports that james pool entered a no contest plea to charges that he removed a safety device. from r -- prosecutors say taking off the safety device caused the workers's ethlows to become trapped. >>> days after a virus zair
KICU
Jan 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some very large wind h >>> new details now on lance armst
KICU
Jan 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
's overcome them he says it's time to change his professional life. he says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows job growth holding steady statewide while the bay area saw its best year in more than a decade. unemployment remained at 9.8% that's the same as december. the nine county region added more than 91,000 jobs that's the best annual growth in a dozen years since 2000. that's when the bay area added 129,000 jobs at the height of the dot com surge. >>> the dow is at its highest point since the market bottomed out in march 2009. >> we're at a high since the recession started, one two as traders like to say the trend is your friend and the trend over the past four months is up. >> here's a five year chart of the dow from january
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some ve
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
a year ago, only one person who was not already a uc student has take an class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities like stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> season 12 of american idol kicks off tonight right here on ktvu channel 2. mariah carey, nikki minaj and keith urban join randy jackson at the judges table. but judges say the focus is on finding the next big talent and that sometimes creates colorful moments. >> we have so much stuff going on this season. if i were a viewer, i would have be dvring this season. there are so many things. >> as usual fans can expect wild wacky and off key singers during early auditions and this is going to be great. be sure to watch for contestants that had surprise auditions after being secretly nominated by their friends. american idol returns tonight right at 8:00 right here on ktvu channel 2. the premier continues with a two hour episode tomorrow night. also at 8:00. >>> 6:26. sal doesn't have to audition. you've got the job. >
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
like he may have been a target of a hoax. >>> uc under graduate students may not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. now as proposition 30 the uc system is expected to receive $125 million in state funding next year. that means there won't be a need to raise under graduate tuition. there is still talk of raising fees for graduate programs. >>> contra costa county looking for help. volunteers to help count the homeless population. the count is on wednesday january 30th. volunteers have to be at least 18 years old and complete a one hour training session. the volunteers help gather the data the county needs in order to secure state and federal funding. estimates show more than 7,000 people in contra costa county experienced homelessness last year. >>> time now 5:45. a three-day antigraffiti conference grandmothers up today in san francisco. hundreds of experts from around the world are tending the zero graffiti conference. graffiti costs the city of san francisco $20 million a year. san francisco police make more than 250 arrests a year for graffiti
KICU
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
has. >> professor ed is the new dean of uc berkeley graduate school. he said the network had trouble gaining viewers, but because it reaches current or at least it's placed on the cable and satellite lineups could be exactly what al-jazeera need sdmrs they've had a very very difficult time getting traction in the american cable system. initially that was because they developed a reputation. it was kind of toxic after the first gulf war. >> the likely end result of the sale, current tv becomes al-jazeera america. >> qatar is the country from which where al-jazeera is based. it is considered a moderate country. it has enormous u.s. ties, including a massive base. >> california republican party chair tom was a guest on current numerous times. >> they are so different from the other voices out there that i think they will probably be able to find some following among our viewers in america. >> it is unclear what will happen at current's san francisco offices. two current employees told me this afternoon that they are concerned. they'll soon be looking for work. live in san francisco, i'm
KICU
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
brown spoke to the u.c. region about how expanding online education could open up a world of opportunities to traditionally under served communities. >> for millions life chances are very different and they don't lead to getting to a post dock program. i mean people worry about, you know, getting foot on the table, worrying about gun fire, or outside the house. >> the governor's proposed new budget includes about 37 million dollars for california's public colleges, to develop online courses. >>> veteran stage, film and television actor conrad bain is being remembered as a quick study who could play any role. >> kids. we have a guest. [ laughter ] >> this is my harmonious family. my daughter kimberly, my sons willis and arnold. >> he played the father mr. drummond on the sitcom different strokes. his daughter says he died monday of natural causes at his home in livermore. he was 89. >>> looks like it may be time to break up the 415. one of the bay area's widest used area codes is running out of available numbers. rob ross looks at two possible solutions, and the three-digit
KICU
Jan 17, 2013 11:30pm PST
the lobby to attract new tenants. >>> uc regents say they do not anticipate the need to raise tuition next fall. today was the second day of a three day board meeting in san francisco. the regents said the governor's funding proposal is less than they requested. but it's a welcomed reversal from years of budget cuts and tuition hikes. governor brown made a rare appearance at the meeting he said that california colleges and universities need to control their spending. >>> the governor also made a pitch for more onlined courses. he said it will reduce cost. he even said that high schoolers may benefit of online education to better prepare themselves for college. >>> google has dropped the controversial make me asian app following pressure from protesters and others. the app allows the user to alter photos to make a person look a certain ethnicity or fat. >>> beef patties have been recalled because they contain horse meat and were not labeled as such. the horse meat came from an unnamed european country. >>> in honduras, authorities confiscated a shipment of drugs. >>> in australia, check thi
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
the list. ucla led the way at number 6. university of california at berkeley and uc san diego 8 and 10. >> we start with things like graduation rates, test scores. as far as cost, we look at financial aid, sticker price. debt upon graduation. we take all that and put them together into a formula and out comes the list. >> six university of california schools were ranked in the top 25 and 8 were in the top 100. the university of north carolina was the top spot since the first analysis back in 1998. >>> it is the first week of a new year, time for california to make its first check of the snow pack, why it is so far so good. >> weather, few high clouds moving in to the bay area. coming up, the temperature change and when shower chances rhesuses on the five-day forecast -- reservice on the five-day forecast. >>> the results are in from the first snow pack survey of the year taken today. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us now. the results look positive? >> reporter: they do. this is part of the snow pack. crunchy snow at this location. we have a healthy snow pack to speak of so far this year, c
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
was for somebody to avoid rush hour and they could help speed up fellow drives heading north. it happened at uc berkeley and using gps significant that. the research showed a select group is contributing to much of the congestion on the roads. the study found for example if one percent of drivers from dublin san rafael and other parts of san ramon would cancel their trips, traffic would drop 14% which is would alter a person's commute for 15 minutes one driver said he can't delay his trip. >> i need a car, i am a road warrior, i need a car to get where i am going so no. >>> and transportation officials can look to it as far as making small changes that would lead to big results. caltrans is studying to see if they could add metering lights and other traffic among other things. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> let's check in with sal and we were talking about spare the air and we are talking about taking public transportation if you can. we just checked in with caltrans and so far there are no major delays on the systems and hopefully it will stay that way. let's look at the r
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
to the csu and uc systems. the increase is made possible by voters who approved tax hikes under proper 30. he warned the surplus could disappear based on federal actions, cutting the national debt or healthcare costs. democrats say the plan mirrors their own but they are eyeing rebuilding the social safety net. >> we are in this middle ground area, no more cuts. >> reporter: the leader of the democrats in the senate pointed january is not may. in may the governor will release his budget which we could see the surplus disappeared or see that it has grown, in which cases democrats may restore afunding to social -- funding to social service cuts. ken pritchett,. >> reporter: >> more details. the state estimates it will have a surplus of $851 million. it drops down for 2014. but then it increases to 400 million the next year. it is projected at a billion dollars for the 2016 year. >> restore. rebuild. >> after governor jerry brown announced the plan protesters gathered at city hall. this is one of six rallies held on behalf of help and human services. they demanded they restore cuts to children,
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
.7billion more to k-12 schools and $250 million to each of the csu and uc systems. all of this due to voter approved tax hikes in november under proposition 30. >>> 4:47 is the time. campbell soup has outlined its plans for laying off all the workers at its sacramento plant. the first 290 workers will be out of work on february 1st. more employees will lose its job. >>> this week oil tanker accident could lead to big changes for big ships passing under the bay bridge. state safety board is considering tough new restrictions for tankers heading in and out of the bay in foggy weather. on monday, an empty oil tanker sideswiped the bridge tower causing millions of dollars in damage. this week's accident came five years after the costco oil spill disaster there. >>> until now they believed that a quake felt on the northern part of the saundra warehouse fault which runs through the bayer would not spread to southern california. they also thought the reverse was true because both sections are locked. but the central section of the fault creeps which they say provides a buffer zone. new information
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Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
. this by the way is the second day at the uc. if missing bay campus -- mission bay campus and it is called for in president barack obama's obama care overhaul. right now it has a lifetime cap of $400,000 and it is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >> let's look at the commune this morning. >> we are looking at some of the roads. it is early because this is a look at 880 westbound driving out to the mcarthur maze and no major problem going westbound into the city and it should not be a problem in any of those lanes getting into the city. and getting up to highway 17, that traffic is moving well getting into downtown san jose. let's go to steve. >>> well, we have mostly clear skies although patchy fog and i mean there are some mid-40s so the fog once that develops inland, it could be tough ones you get it and bay and inland temperatures will and inland temperatures stay the same maybe creep up a couple of degrees and they will warm up with that offshore breeze and it is stronger for most but we have a little bit of haze around the edges and temperatures, 28 in concord, walnut cr
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
calling for the lifting of caps on student health insurance. governor jerry brown will be at the uc meeting and it will be at the mission bay compass. they are -- campus. they are calling for lifting the caps as president barack obama called for in the overhaul. right now there is a lifetime coverage cap of $400,000. the student group said that is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> back over to sal, there is a problem on the bay bridge, how is it looking, sal? >> a truck lost a wheel, westbound bay bridge right before treasure island in one of the lanes and they finally got it out of the way but the traffic took awhile to recover because they had a lane block for more of an hour. if slow on the bridge it is recovering and head to turn the metering lights on early and we had to back it up. now if there is a normal routine, i think you will need extra time and the backup is about 15 to 20 minutes when normally at this time it is a lot less. it is about double what it normally is and taking a look at the peninsular, traffic on southbound 101 looks good and it has not ch
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Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
of the building for its headquarters. west core says it will renovating the lobby to attract new tenants. >>> uc regents say they do not anticipate the need to raise tuition next fall. today was the second day of a three day board meeting in san francisco. the regents said the governor's funding proposal is less than they requested. but it's a welcomed reversal from years of budget cuts and tuition hikes. governor brown made a rare appearance at the meeting he said that california colleges and universities need to control their spending. >>> the governor also made a pitch for more onlined courses. he said it will reduce cost. he even said that high schoolers may benefit of online education to better prepare themselves for college. >>> google has dropped the controversial make me asian app following pressure from protesters and others. the app allows the user to alter photos to make a person look a certain ethnicity or fat. >>> beef patties have been recalled because they contain horse meat and were not labeled as such. the horse meat came from an unnamed european country. >>> in honduras, author
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Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
. this fire too is under investigation tonight. >>> a uc davis researcher injured after an explosion today was arrested. he was charged with possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device and possessing firearms on campus. authorities say he'll be booked into jail once he's released from the hospital. >>> an independent panel has found that using pepper spray on student protesters was inappropriate. last april about 100 students gathered outside a trustees meeting at a santa monica college to fight a proposed fee hike. the protest turned into a melee when an officer sprayed the crowd three times. friday's report says user pepper pray was against the college's policy. >>> a train ran off its tracks about 11:00 this morning. a total of five cars slipped off the tracks. one was leaking a clear liquid. those people were finally arrived back when the liquid was identified as a nontoxic saline solution. union pacific officials hope to up right the cars tomorrow and remove them from the track. >>> searchers in hawaii will resume their work tomorrow morning trying to find the bo
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
redevelopment project initiated by students at uc berkeley is now underway. students can see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus and the hall will be demolished making way for a whole new plaza. student leaders say they wanted the changes and they are looking forward to a newer sprawl plaza. >> sentially taxed themselves to pay for the project and the students paid 1/2 of the project. >> they will be located at the new hall when the project is completed in 2015. >>> williams smashed her racket several times during her painful loss to an american teenager. she hurt her back slowing down her serve causing obvious pain and many predict 16-year-old sloane stevens could become the next superstar. >>> and now a new menu items. they are concerned about the cost of beef so they are trying out what they call burritos. >>> -- that will be called burritos. >>> and in los gatos, it has been done at the eye -- eiffel towers and now they are stepping in but they are offering a romantic area to profess their love and they will discuss that option and many others. let's look at traffic and i
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
. it is extremely contagious but officials say it is not unusually dangerous. >>> uc davis researcher has been charged with several felonies in connection with a explosion on campus. david snyder was injured in the blast last week inside his apartment. today he was charged with 10 felonies, including possessing mumaterials and -- possessing the materials. he is being held on $2 million bail. >>> now to the 49ers and their request for the super bowl. the parents of coaches jim harbaugh and john harbaugh are talking no matter what one of their sons will be a super bowl champion. they conducted a conference call. all parents of two or more children can relate. they said they won't favor either team and won't show any allegance whatsoever. the best moment came when they took a question from someone posing as a member of the press. >> our next question from john from baltimore. >> question from baltimore. is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> i do not -- john? >> jaw? john harbaugh? [ laughter ] >> john. >> that was me, john. >> mom -- mom was ready to come through the phone. >>
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Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
-dollar development project initiated by students at uc berkeley is underway. students returning to campus could see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus this will make way for a whole new plaza. workers moved into high gear over winter break. the students say they wanted the changes and are looking forward to a new lower sprewell plaza. >> this was initially introduced by students and they taxed themselves to pay for the project. >> the campus paid for half of the project and the students paid for the other half. >> student government and otherrants will be relocated to the echelon hall. >>> if you find yourself in a rocky romantic relationship, it could be related to how much sleep you are getting. the uc berkeley study says people who don't get enough sleep may not be expressing enough gratitude in their romantic relationships. sleepless people tend to be more self-centered and are too tired to express appreciation. expression of gratitude can lead to positive mental thinking and physical benefits. i'm not gonna say anything about my situation. [laughter] >> 8:23. let's go to sal
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Jan 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
to a $1 million settlement in the uc davis pepper spraying incident. people everywhere were outraged by that incident under the settlement the 21 students will each get $30,000 another $100,000 will be split among 15 other individuals. and attorneys will be paid $250,000 in fees. >>> san francisco police turning to the public to hell 7 track down -- help track down a female hit and run driver who hit and injured a 15-year-old girl on christmas day. it happened 5:00 p.m. at night intersection of 19th and winston sunset district. >> the victim was transported to hospital and required several surgeries because of fractures, injuries were nonlife threatening. >> the teen was hit by a four door, newer model mercedes, grey and had paper plates the kind from a dealership. a white woman, 40 to 50 years old. >>> indications tonight search for a new police chief in san jose has been narrowed down to the finalist. robert honda has exclusive details on a meeting today, and the short list of candidates. >> reporter: it was a very well kept secret, south bay's most influential community groups, ga
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Jan 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
returning to uc berkeley campus today for the start of a new semester are noticing some big changes on the side of the campus. christien kafton is live now where a major construction project is already changing the way students move around the campus. >> reporter: a lot of big changes you can see the sidewalk is closed. you can see the big sign that says this is an active construction zone. in the background you can see ezelman hall. ezelman hall will be have to be taken down to make room for a new building. crews work overnight. one of the crucial steps to demolishing the seismically unsafe building and building a whole new plaza. >> ezelman hall is going to be demolished starting in mid- march. we're going to be adding space to the mlk union here. we're going to be making to the plaza. >> reporter: worked kicked over high gear during the holiday break. students returning to class today noticed the changes right away. >> yeah we got e-mails about it that it was going to look different. >> and what do you think so far? >> i don't like it. because we have to walk more. >> reporter: s
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Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >>> a federal judge gave final approval to a $1 million settlement in the uc davis pepper spraying incident. people everywhere were outraged by that incident under the settlement the 21 students will each get $30,000 another $100,000 will be split among 15 other individuals. and attorneys will be paid $250,000 in fees. >>> san francisco police turning to the public to hell 7 track down -- help track down a female hit and run driver who hit and injured a 15-year-old girl on christmas day. it happened 5:00 p.m. at night intersection of 19th and winston sunset district. >> the victim was transported to hospital and required several surgeries because of fractures, injuries were nonlife threatening. >> the teen was hit by a four door, newer model mercedes, grey and had paper plates the kind from a dealership. a white woman, 40 to 50 years old. >>> indications tonight search for a new police chief in san jose has been narrowed down to the finalist. robert honda has exclusive details on a meeting today, and the short list of candidates. >> reporter: it was a very well kept secret, south bay's most
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
standard. federal prosecutors have not commented. >>> police at uc davis launched a criminal investigation into an explosion at a campus apartment that injured a student researcher. it's still unclear what the student was doing when the explosion happened yesterday. officials from the fbi and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms removed dangerous chemicals from the apartment. the student hurt one of his hands in the blast. at this point no one is in custody. >>> a judge sentenced a richmond man to death today for killing his ex-girl friend and her friend at the teleplays after the richmond san rafael bridge in 2009. 49-year-old nathan burris was convicted two months ago on two counts of murder. burris admitted he killed the two because he believed they were romantically involved. he told jurors he didn't care if they convicted him and sentenced him to death and today he told the judge the sentence didn't matter because legal battles over the penalty make his execution unlikely. authorities say a tip led to the arrest of a fugitive in a 2- year-old hit and run case. police made the arres
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Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
. rethink possible. >>> students returning to uc berkeley campus today for the start of a new semester are noticing some big changes on the side of the campus. christien kafton is live now where a major construction project is already changing the way students move around the campus. >> reporter: a lot of big changes you can see the sidewalk is closed. you can see the big sign that says this is an active construction zone. in the background you can see ezelman hall. ezelman hall will be have to be taken down to make room for a new building. crews work overnight. one of the crucial steps to demolishing the seismically unsafe building and building a whole new plaza. >> ezelman hall is going to be demolished starting in mid- march. we're going to be adding space to the mlk union here. we're going to be making to the plaza. >> reporter: worked kicked over high gear during the holiday break. students returning to class today noticed the changes right away. >> yeah we got e-mails about it that it was going to look different. >> and what do you think so far? >> i don't like it. because we hav
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
to become the first severely disabled student to attend uc berkeley. he also fought for disability rights. he headed the department of rehabilitation. ed roberts died in 1995. >>> in a report card published today, san francisco got an a minus for spending transparency. san francisco was listed only behind new york and chicago as one of three u.s. cities with a score of 90 or above. the report reviews the way that the nation's largest cities offer information to the public about budgets and other money matters. the board of supervisors says the city appreciates the recognition. >>> we're looking at more showers at there but nothing real heavy. it's been sort of light. and that's how it continues. low-grade showers, not enough to cause you concerns for flooding but not to slick up those roadways and mess up the afternoon commute. if you've been looking at the satellite, you can see all this moisture coming from the south. that's the subtropical air mass. temperatures the next couple of days are going to be on the mild side. look at the back edge right there. that's the edge of it. the syste
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Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
the teenager who died as 18- year-old tucker welling. authorities say a juvenile was flown to uc davis with critical injuries. and two 19-year-olds were taken to queen of the valley hospital with serious injuries. investigators believe speed may have been a factor in the crash. >>> in the south bay, the medical examiner has identified two 19-year-olds killed in a car accident yesterday morning on northbound 880 in san jose. the coroner says louis carlos flores and joseph robert silon died when their car hit a dirt embankment near the old bayshore off ramp. initial investigation suggests alcohol may have played a role in the crash. >>> about a dozen people were sickened this morning at a san jose hotel, after guests started smelling a chemical odor. fire officials say in all, 13 guests on the 18th floor, the san jose hilton complained of throat and eye irritation. no one was hospitalized. everyone, though, was told to stay in their rooms while hazmat crews investigated. tonight, there is still no word on just what that chemical was. >>> fire crews in mountain view rushed to a two-alarm
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
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Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the last few years. >> the total average cost of a uc school is now $31,000 a year. state schools are up to $23,000. >> tori, that's a lot of money. >> that's not cheap. >> that's a lot of money. >>> 7:36. sal is coming back. sal, would you say this is the peak of the commute? >> i would say so. as a matter of fact, right now, we do have the traffic getting busy on all levels, almost everywhere you look here. let's start off and take a look at 237. you can see some stop and go traffic, crossing 880 continuing on to 101. you will see slow traffic at the mantague expressway. not a lot of accidents but just a lot of slowing throughout the south bay. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a 15, 20-minute delay as you drive through. we've been keeping an eye on the livermore valley this morning. it's butcy. we have the maps to show you -- busy. we have the maps to show you that the maps, 680 and 84, i should say, are very slow trying to get down. we've had a couple of minor incidents. if you drive on 680 in pleasanton, give yourself extra time. let's go to steve.
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Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> chemical engineers at u.c. burkery are making -- burkely are making big strides in creating an alternate fuel. a concoction once used to make explosives is being engineered to make a cleaner biofuel. berkley scientists say it could eventually replace gasoline. according to the chronicle, the biofuel used as -- uses fermented crop t. could take another five years for the fuel to be ready to be sold to the public. >>> the first new version of the corvette was unveiled in nine years. the stingray name is brought back and the v8 engine but g.m. says all that power will be super efficient. the newcomer vet is expected to get between 26 and 30 miles per gallon, better than the 16mpg is gets now. it will be in showrooms this fall but no sticker price has been revealed yet grz time 7:19. new this morning from somali, a somali militant group posted photos of what appears to be a dead french soldier. that's after a failed rescue attempt by french forces on friday. the french troops launched an attack on a compound in somali why a french intelligence agent was believed to be held hostage. a french
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
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